Category Archives: holidays
[Ed: We’ve been running this post since the blog began. It is from the SF Chronicle a lifetime ago, from 2006 when we were younger and perhaps less cynical. This essay itself has fallen into the void and is no … Continue reading
I hear that we are declaring a new Civil War today. Bring napkins and potato salad! Man the barbecues, people! Don’t flip the steak until you see the stripes of the char! BREAKING: Democrats Plan To Launch Civil War On … Continue reading
We didn’t celebrate Hallmark Holidays growing up, as my mother famously asked us, “But what about the other 364 days of the year?” And frankly, Dad had enough ugly neckties already. It was his passion. And so I have little … Continue reading
[Ed – This is an updated post originally from 2015, but I like it and it’s my blog… -TG] On the very far north edge of my neighborhood (Capitol Hill in Seattle), on the other side of Volunteer Park, there … Continue reading
Catholic Devotees Were Nailed to Crosses for Good Friday in the Philippines (SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines) — “Seven Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, were nailed to wooden crosses in a Good Friday reenactment of Jesus Christ’s suffering that … Continue reading
The sacred and arcane rituals began with the usual oils and ungents, and mystical chanting from the hidden monks in garb hideous and profane. The grim, nightmarish reality dawned on Fluffy… …Easter was coming.
Now THAT is how to celebrate Pi Day!
Happy Hour News Briefs Happy Prznints Day, Comrade Trump: On this President’s Day, congratulations to James Buchanan on finally moving out of the bottom spot in the presidential rankings. https://t.co/p8slBKFMbe pic.twitter.com/wh9kwMyMsj — Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) February 19, 2018 “A … Continue reading